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How is LAD angina differnt from RCA angina ?

Can we localise the “Angina related artery ”  from the  the type of chest pain ?

Patients with stable  angia  many times have  multivessel CAD. There has been some correlation with radiation of anginal pain and the culprit artery.If the angina spreads to jaw or neck it is possibleit might indicate RCA(RIGHT coronary angina) but rarely it indicates LAD/LCX lesions. if the angina radiates to left shoulder it virtually ruels out a RCA disease

Source .Braunwald 1992 Edition

Dr.S.Venkatesan ., Madras medical college. Chennai.

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